Collection Online
printed silk, shell (buttons)
79.0 cm (centre back) 64.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
label, inside centre back, woven in red and grey polyester on black polyester: Jean Paul / GAULTIER / CLASSIQUE / Paris / MADE IN ITALY
label, inside centre front, woven in red and black polyester on cream polyester: Modele No 500
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Ron Ramsey, 1998
© Jean Paul Gaultier
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Men's silk shirt printed in contrasting black and yellow dot and square pattern, depicting a naked male torso. The front of the figure is depicted on the front shirt panel and sleeves, the man's back on the centre back shirt panel. The collar and cuffs are decorated with rows of black machine stitching. The shirt fastens at the centre front with eight shell butons and with a single button at each sleeve cuff.